What All Championship Teams Know About Winning in the 21st Century

“Just as in sports, the business team with the best talent, that is the best trained and the most motivated, usually wins the championship.”  This is how I started my presentation on Diversity and Inclusion at Conner & Winters’ annual partners’ retreat in September, 2013.  Conner & Winters is one of Oklahoma’s oldest and most prestigious law firms, with over …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons Inspires Inner City Students To Become Lawyers

I am very excited to share with you that the N.O.B.L.A.’s Third Annual Pipeline Plus Legal Diversity Program (“Program”) was a huge success.  48 inner-city high school students from Tulsa Public Schools and lawyers, judges, paralegals, and court personnel from all over the state of Oklahoma participated in our one day legal diversity conference. First, the students visited the Tulsa …

Deputy Fatally Shoots Suspect Says Meant to Use Taser

SOURCE: Fox23News TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office released new details about a deadly shooting involving a reserve deputy in Tulsa on Thursday. TCSO said investigators are still investigating the shooting. Eric Courtney Harris was killed Thursday in an altercation with a reserve sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was identified as 73-year-old Robert Bates. They said their preliminary investigation showed …